Adventure

Human elephant Conflict in India

Human elephant Conflict in India
-Susan Sharma
---Wildlife Research and Conservation Society (WRCS) have produced a detailed booklet on how to deal with human elephant conflict in India. This book describes, in simple terms, a wide range of techniques and solutions that people have come up with, to protect agricultural crops from elephants. Each section describes one technique.

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Bird Watching

THE STEEL CITY AND MIGRATORY BIRD RELATIONSHIP

THE STEEL CITY AND MIGRATORY BIRD RELATIONSHIP

-Mrs Shakti Bishnoi  and  Mr A S Bishnoi



-----------Defying all the parameters for survival, the bird community consisting of migratory birds namely Pied Avocet, Rudy shelduck, Sand piper,  large egret, median egret, cattle egret, Indian pond heron, Water cock, wader family including sand piper, common sandpiper, Black tailed Godwit and Stints , Jacana, oriental white ibis etc. list is long to mention, visit this small place. ------------


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Conservation

Status of Vultures, Nature's scavengers -in India

Status of Vultures, Nature's scavengers -in India 
-Susan Sharma
------------Chris Bowden of RSPB(Royal Society for Protection of Birds), London has been working out of Bangalore since 2004 to save the vultures from the brink of extinction.  Though dicloflenac was banned by all Asian countries in  2006 vultures still die of dicoflenac poisoning.  Why?

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Did You Know ?

Changing colours in the dark

Changing colours in the dark
The phases of the moon affect the success of birds that hunt at night.
S.Ananthanarayanan


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Eco-travel

Sunderbans Wetlands

Cruising in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, before COVID-19 and Cyclone Amphan struck!

IndianWildlife Club You Tube channel has recently uploaded a series of videos on the Sunderbans wetlands in West Bengal. Four of us in our team consider that we were lucky to do this cruise in February 2020.


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Endangered

THE TALE OF TURTLE-OLIVE RIDLEY


THE TALE OF TURTLE-OLIVE RIDLEY
-Mrs Shakti Bishnoi, Mr A S Bishnoi, Ms Priyadarshini Devi
----------These turtles migrate several hundred Kms in the sea waters to finally congregate at nesting sites (Gahirmatha, Rusikulya etc.) which is a unique feature with the Ridlyes, both Olives and Kemp’s Ridley. This phenomenon of nesting is called “Arribada”.  --------

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